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THE WORLD’S TOP 5 HIGHEST PAID MODELS

According to Forbes magazine and for the period May 2011 – May 2012, the world’s top five highest paid models are: Gisele Bundchen  -  $   45 million Kate Moss  -  $   9.2 million Natalia Vodianova  -  $   8.6 … Continue reading

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK (SEP 6 – 13)

New York Fashion Week starts September 6th! Check out anything and everything about Spring’s 2013 fashion news at:  www.newyorkfashionweeklive.com or watch the amazing live runway shows at www.liverunway.com.

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What is Haute Couture fashion?

The French word “Haute” means elegant or high and “Couture” means dressmaking, sewing or needlework. Haute Couture clothing is custom made for a specific customer using only the most high quality fabrics and embellishments. The clothing is hand sewn which … Continue reading

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How To: Runway Jacket Removal

If the jacket has buttons, the model should begin unbuttoning from the bottom to the top so as to not miss any buttons. When model approaches the center of the runway, the model should drop the jacket off the shoulders … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO IF YOU TRIP OR FALL WALKING THE RUNWAY

You’ve heard the saying “the show must go on” and that rule definitely applies if you trip or fall when walking the runway! You should simply pick yourself up and keep walking!!!! Many of the most famous supermodels have fallen … Continue reading

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Professional Modeling Height Requirements

High Fashion/Editorial Model: Female:  5’8 – 6’0 Male:  5’11 – 6’1 Commercial Print Model: Female:  5’7 – 5’8 Male:  5’11 – 6’1 Petite Model: Female:  5’5 – 5’8 Plus-Size Model: Female:  5’8 – 6’2 Big & Tall Male Model: Minimum … Continue reading

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How To Walk The Runway – Smile Or Not Smile?

Most high fashion designers take their clothing line seriously and typically require their models to not smile while walking down the runway. The idea is that the audience will look solely at the fashion designs and not concentrate on the … Continue reading

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PINK HAIR HITS THE FASHION WORLD

One hair trend that is large and bright is PINK hair! It even appeared on several runways during New York Fashion Week. Celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Charlotte Free, Dianna Agron, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj, to name just a … Continue reading

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I WANT TO BE A RUNWAY MODEL BUT I CAN’T WALK IN 5” STILETTOS! WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Fashion designers have their models wear high heels for a reason! Super skinny high heels make a model taller, her legs look longer and her body thinner. Popular opinion says the clothes will look more appealing. What isn’t appealing is … Continue reading

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A MODEL’S PERSPECTIVE ON WORKING OVERSEAS

London, Paris, Milan, Tokyo – these cities are the main fashion capitals of the world, each with its own and distinct notion of beauty. The idea of traveling to these places may seem far-fetched, romantic, exciting and scary all at … Continue reading

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